Celebrate the Holidays!
The holiday season in Barrie is the perfect time to celebrate and safely make lasting memories. Take a break from decking the halls and making gingerbread cookies and enjoy one of these family-friendly holiday events.
Quayle’s Annual Outdoor Christmas Market
Magic of Lights Barrie
Location: Springwater Park
Time: Nightly 5 - 10pm
Magic of Lights, a unique and dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience, is bigger and brighter than before, with more than a mile of spectacular light displays that bring to life your favourite holiday scenes and characters.
Barrie Santa Claus Parade
Date: November 19th
Location: Downtown Barrie
Santa’s parade route will begin at Tiffin and Bradford Street. He will then head North on Bradford to Dunlop, then through Downtown Barrie, ending at Poyntz St. & Dunlop St. E.
Noella Festival Kick Off Celebration
The Rotary Festival of Trees
Drysdale's Christmas & Holiday Village (Weekends)
Location: Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
Time: 5:30pm - 9pm
See this wonderful historic site lit by the warm beauty of candle-glow as over 5,000 light up the winter night skies. Enjoy Aboriginal drummers & singers, traditional French Canadian music, fireworks, local choirs; take-home crafts, arts & crafts show, and much more.
Photos with Santa
Date: Nov 25th - Dec 23rd (Fri-Sun)
Location: Friday Harbour
Celebrate the magic of the season at Friday Harbour’s Christmas Market from November 25th to December 23rd! Experience the European-style market featuring a 40-foot tree, twinkling lights and décor, and chalet cabins offering festive treats and holiday gifts.
Midhurst Arts & Crafts Home Tour
Date: Nov 26th - 27th
Location: Various Locations - See website
Time: 10am - 4pmThis is a self-guided tour through homes in Midhurst featuring arts and crafts from local artists. Featuring 7 stops in the village as well as a tea room at the Midhurst United Church. Grab a map (also on the website) and get started on your holiday shopping!
Annual Christmas Local Marker at Redline
Park Place Tree Lighting
2022 Spice Market
Cookstown Antique Market Victorian Christmas
Location: Cookstown Antique Market
Come and enjoy our twin ten foot tall real Christmas trees decorated in vintage and new ornaments, all for sale. See our staff dressed in Victorian style. There will be lights, music, and plenty of sweet and savory treats. There is something for everyone!
Barrie New Years Eve Downtown Countdown